City, University of London

City, University of London

Culture, Policy and Management

This course is for individuals who are keen to make a difference to the arts, heritage and creative industries by developing the appropriate skills and knowledge to inform policy and practice; it has been developed in close consultation with key cultural institutions and professionals to shape a curriculum that responds to the demands of the sector; it allows students to negotiate a course of study to support their own specific career aspirations, within 1 of 3 pathways of study.

Entry requirements

Honours degree from a UK university; an Honours degree awarded by the CNAA or an equivalent qualification; applicants not holding an Honours degree or equivalent but with suitable experience and/or professional qualifications may be accepted.

Course modules

Core modules include: culture and policy; managing organisations; introduction to research; elective modules may include: audiences and marketing; cultural policy and globalisation; cultures of work; digital cultures; evaluation, politics and advocacy; fundraising in and for the cultural sector; government and culture; Hollywood as a cultural enterprise; managing organisations; professional work placement; public culture: the politics of participation; understanding financial accounts and entrepreneurship; communication, culture and development (sociology); globalisation and the city (sociology); popular music and society (music); rights, multiculturalism and citizenship (sociology).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 16,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7040 5060